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officials to enact legislative changes for others in the same situation. >>> richmond city officials have clayed repair work on -- delayed repair work on the richmond refinery damaged earlier this year. city residents were given a chance to weigh in on the repair process. charles clifford has details. >> reporter: inside richmond city hall wednesday, around 100 people attended an informational meeting to hear details about chevron plans to repair its damaged refinery. in order to fix the burned out crude unit, the company needs permits from the city. the city put the brakes on the process a few weeks ago. questions came up regarding chevron's choice of material, the use of chromium 9 in replacing a pipeline. city officials delayed approval in order to study the decision to use chrome 9. >> permits of the construction and use of a suitable pipe material are important. but on their own are inefficient in terms of the regulatory process. there are many other steps that need to be taken. >> reporter: they say chromium 9 meets standards used throughout the refining industry. the public was giv
corrosion which is believed to be the cause of august's pipe rupture but in this letter to the richmond city council, city manager bill lindsay says two outside consultants have concluded that using a 9 chrome represents an "inherently safer design" than other available materials. it was that determination that lead to the permits being issued the chemical safety board said it "will not endorse or object to that decision." city councilman tom butt said he believes this time chevron covered all their bases" and said ultimately no pipe will last forever which his why they must be rigously inspected on a regualr basis as for chevron, the oil giants says its please the city has issued the permits so they can proceed with the repairs and get back to full production chevron hopes to have repairs completed by the first quarter of next year. it could be up and running by the beginning of april. dan kerman kron 4 >> more than 800 new laws are set to take effect at the start of the new year in california. kron four's philippe djegal took at look -- and has some highlights. tougher guidelines for red-
is running out for free parking on sunday. starting january 6th the city's nearly 30-thousand meters will start accepting cash and credit.seven days a week. on sundays meters will be enforced from noon to six p-m citywide.charging between 25 cents to five dollars and 75 cents an hour depending on where they are located. it's a new fact of urban life that's startling to those who like to run errands on what has traditionally been a day of rest. >> it is nice on the senate not to have to pay. although i do not drive that much. it is nice to -- on a sunday not to have to pay. >> reporter: it's also disappointing to those attending mass at st boniface in the tenderloin.where parking and money is tight. >> we are very multicultural, most of our parish jurors drive and do not have a lot of extra pocket change. >> reporter: but those attending events like church services won't have to leave the pews to order to feed the meter.because drivers will be able to pay to park for up to four hours at every meter.and drivers will be able to pre-pay in case their event starts before noon. sf mta's sp
to place the shoes in many more stores. >>> police in foster city are investigating a string of auto burglaries which started this week in a well-lit part of town. jeff bush is in foster city with the details. what happened? >> reporter: this is one of the quieter communities in the bay area. but police remind residents that they are not immune to crime here. at least eight vehicles were broken into her on shell boulevard. it's a big street, well-lit, across the street from the library, and just across the corner from city hall. but thieves broke into the cars by smashing the windows and they took things like gps device, cellphones, purses and christmas presents. then it happened again last night! police want to remind people who are living here in foster city or coming to visit, it is important to take all of their valuables out of their car before they go to bed. >> apple's c eo, tim do you knowing, announced -- tim cook announced it will produce one of its existing lines of computers in the united states next year. he did not say which line, where, or how many jobs would be invo
. the city of oakland released a statement on the judge's approval of bringing in a compliance director saying "with this signed order, we look forward to continued and enhanced collaboration with the court." an attorney who pushed hard for a compliance director says he's pleased. he says this allows the federal judge to have more control over the police department. the compliance director will have the power to demote or fire the police chief. this person will also set an action plan for carrying out several reforms, are including the reduction of incidents of unnecessary force and racial profiling, and improving investigations of citizen complaints. the attorney says the difference between federal receivership and a compliance director is that a receiver could hire and fire anyone. in this case, the director's powers to impose discipline is limited to command staff of the police department. the compliance director also can't spend money as freely as a receiver. the director will have to get approval from a judge to spend money. >> reporter: both sides meaning the city of oakland and t
this evening at san jose city college after reports of a gunman on campus put the school on lockdown. no one was allowed to center or leave for several hours while the s.w.a.t. team spent most of the evening searching the college. we have been told by a student and staff member inside one of those classrooms there that police did not allow them to answer their phones or use their computers during the lockdown. >> reporter: snow city college president barb -- san jose city college president said she received information that a gunman was on campus of the students and staff at san jose city college remained in classrooms with the doors locked. while law enforcement armed with guns stormed buildings and checked all rooms for an alleged gunman. about two hours later, the college switched to a partial lockdown as law enforcement focused its search on the technology building. >> reporter: everyone was asked to evacuate. since this is finals week, there were not as many students on campus. those who came ready to take their exam were turned away. >> i came about 10 minutes early to class, and all
development in these cells. a little rain in the north bay right now, but more toward hayward and union city. moderate rain there as well. a wider look, the storm is not very organized, not a lot of moisture with it. so we're going to be getting spotty rain through the day tomorrow and into the afternoon. possibility of thunderstorms as well as chilly conditions. temperatures are staying in the 50s right now because of the cloud cover, but we're going to see partly cloudy skies out there tomorrow, and the thunderstorm cells are going to develop here and there. >>> with the flip of a switch tonight, the lights on the bridge are back on. the lights went out around 7:30 tonight. and caltrans officials simply flipped a switch and the lights were back on. >>> san jose police are investigating a teenager shot and killed earlier today. this marks that city's 44th homicide this year. neighbors heard pop, possibly the sound of gunshots, before they saw the van and the teen lying in the street. alicia reed has the details. >> reporter: this suv is shoved up on the curb and appears to have been in an
to the northern portions and as record towards marin county. and to the coast. da daly city, and also towards san francisco more. that will be pressing towards the peninsula. as reticulated the satellite and radar it is we will get clipped with all of this rainfall as it presses itself. where we could see drier conditions coming up this weekend. >> catherine: in other news.two people are dead. one of them a child - after police say they were swept off some rocks near the marin headlands. this is video from sky 7 h- d. three adults had been fishing under the golden gate bridge. one of them managed to swim to shore to get help. the coast guard and the tiburon fire department found the child and the second adult under the bridge and couldn't resuscitate them. the third adult was treated and released. >> > police are cracking down on people drinking and getting behind the wheel this holiday weekend. this is a look at a d-u-i checkpoint in san rafael. it's one of several that's been set up tonight in the bay area. other spots include redwood city, pacifica, san francisco, mountain view and the san jos
in that crime. concord is one such city. >> reporter: this man has lived in his concord home for 16 years. last tuesday, the first time their home has been burglarized. he and his wife placed that awareness letter in every one of his neighbors' mailboxes, saying someone broke through their window in broad daylight, stealing jewelry inside. he immediately filed a report with the concord police. >> just make sure you lock your windows and doors and be on the alert. and your valuable stuff, keep them in a safe deposit box. >> reporter: the police reported 19 burglaries in the past 10 day, 9 of them at home. officers told him thefts increase during the holiday season. his next door neighbor is getting ready to hit the road. >> we're all violated when one is violated. >> reporter: he's taking several security measures before leaving. >> we always make sure that we stop our mail delivery. we make sure that the newspaper is stopped. and we talk to all of our neighbors making sure we let them know that we're going to be leaving and these are the dates. >> you see someone suspicious, you dial 911. >>>
of armed robberies they blocked of several city streets. near the oakland/berkeley border. there were four men a arrested in connection with a string of robberies near lake merritt. the lake shore and piedmont st. a stolen car was recovered. the streets are safer with the suspects off the street. >> the arrest. >> this was surely, we were able to get some of these people off the streets. >> the berkeley police were able to block the perimeter and a police tip led them to the area. >> also, police and monte sereno have released a sketch of a murder in side of a home on friday morning. police are right on the scene and found a body of a dead man identified. no details on how he died investigation his wife iwas taken to hospitals the suspect is a 22-2353 years old, the victim is identified as when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> a h
a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. >>> learning more about the san francisco police sergeant who posted a video of his high-speed joyride. the certainly has a new job title. >> reporter: on thursday, the san francisco police department reassigned sarge carl to an administrative assignment with no public contact. he and his friends were drunk when this video was recorded. he wrote "broadway tunnel, 100 miles per hour." investigators will go over this video and possibly contact facebook. the sergeant could receive a written reprimand, be suspended or fired. under san francisco's rule of order, misconduct is classified as any breech of peace, negligent of duty, or reflects discredit on the department should be considered unofficer-like conduct subject to disciplinar
four news. >> ooakland city leaders continue to battle a big jump in a crime. and today they laid down a new plan on how to do that. as previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. there have been 127 homicides in oakland this year -- up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. the first move. recruiting oakland residents to assits in a neighborhood policing program. the second step. bringing in a consultant to take a look at oakland's police department. kron four's jeff bush tells us who this high profile consultant is.and why his big city credentials could help bring down violent crime in oakland. >> reporter: bill bratton is the big name in the list of consulatants hired by opd. his carreer in policing has brought him to some of the biggest departments in the country. bratton was the new york city police commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and was credited with improving the crime rate in that city. he took over as t
city, oakland, all light rain. but the heaviest is in the overnight hours. >>> the wet weather is already causing some concerns for residents in san rafael. reggie kumar is live in the downtown area. >> reporter: the rain is already coming down here at a pretty steady pace. phone service was knocked out to some residents from the previous storm. but that service has since been restored. crews are still digging out from the previous storm. they're hoping this latest one doesn't pack a punch. at&t crews were hard at work drying out the phone lines near 3rd street in san rafael. tuesday night's wet weather wasn't helping while workers used this hose to blow air underground to dry the lines. some who live here are still dealing with a muddy miscellaneous left behind by sunday's powerful storm. >> i got slammed, and my basement and storage shed got a couple of inches of mud. digging out, drying out. >> reporter: some residents in west marin tell me these large trees are a reminder of what happened here on sunday. the trees fell across the roadblocking access for several hours. this
in the city. half of the 2,300 robberies committed so far this year involve mobile and tablet devices. reggie kumar says police want people to be aware. >> reporter: a crime of opportunity on this muni bus caught on camera. the victim has her head down and has no idea she's being watched while using her cellphone. when the bus stops, the alleged robber quickly grabs the phone, walks out the door, leaving the victim wondering what just happened. the same crime captured by a camera on another bus. this robber is in the black jacket stand big the backdoor, watching this woman talk on her phone. as soon as the bus stops, the doors open, and the suspect walks up, grabs the phone from the victim's ear, and runs out the door. and a camera inside a taxicab recorded this theft. the alleged robber sees the unsuspecting victim walking down a stran street talking -- san francisco streak talking on her phone. the suspect walks up and violently grabs the phone from the victim's ear. he gets away with her phone. san francisco police officer carlos. >> we don't want you to chase she's suspects don't. >> repo
. return to index ofpolice in kansas city have released the dashcam video of officers interacting with. chiefs linebacker jovan belcher early saturday morning just hours before he died. up behind belcher who was parked on the side of the road in his bentley. belcher appeared drunk and asleep so the officers pulled him out of the vehicle and talked to him. they eventually decide to let him go if he agreed to go inside the building he was parked outside of. police say that just a few hours later belcher killed his girlfriend kasandra perkins before heading to the chiefs stadium and shooting himself. >> traffic on the bay bridge will be coming to a halt! we'll tell you about planned construction work and how it could affect your travel plans. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit
exit near redwood city. two women and a man in the lexus were killed. the fourth passenger survived with moderate to major injuries. he was taken to a hospital. the 82-year-old driver of the volkswagon was treated for minor injuries. then, placed under arrest. the california highway patrol says, it appears he was speeding at the time. at one point, four lanes along northbound- 280 were shutdown for more than three hours. backing traffic up close to ten miles. >> the great mall in milpitas was shut down for most of the afternoon today. because of a bomb threat at one of the stores there. kron four's jeff bush shows you what happened.a drive- b >> it was a tense afternoon at 2:30. this employee found a note in the men's room at this department store. this bomb threat was discovered and the bomb squad was called out to be seeing. this is where this happened at this department store, kohl's. with a canine unit called out. the swat team also had a portable robot. police found no explosive devices. this store was reopened just after 8:00 jeff bush in milpitas, kron 4. >>jacqueline: we did
to the city which promised to fix the problem. >> look at that!, danger! >> the mayor has said to be an e-mail id ciofficers and the city-officers have all sold said to be in the mail. >> "crews brought out these pumps to suck all the water out. but it is just a temporary solution. in richmond justine waldman kron 4 news. >> catherine: there was a mudslide today in contra costa county.near the oakland border.on pinehurst road. it was a mess and the road was closed for awhile. drivers were trying to navigate around the mud. the c-h-p was called to the scene around 5 this morning. . >> basically, early this morning as you can see there was a rockslide on pinehurst surely, the league will be out here with a cleanup crew and a big rig. with a backhoe. it should take them the better part of the state to clean this up. at that point, we should have davis in order. >> catherine: the slide was cleaned up in a few hours. >> they should have everything-in order. but with more rain in the forecast - the public works dept. will keep an eye on the stormy weather caused a big tree branch to fall onto t
the river used to flood every 10-15 years. but the river did not over flow this time. even though the city was prepared. it placed barricades and flooded signs in the downtown area near the river saturday. $400million was just spent on flood improvements, the project is still only 2/3 done but he says the revamped flood control system worked well. >> it continued after 8:00 a.m. this morning, raining till noon we might have had a problem. the project is designed to give the water more room when it is necessary. this bridge, third street is higher than the old bridge. and in the previous configuration water levels today would have been lapping at the bridge. >> reporter: she was concerned about the napa river water level since they own the water front project that houses restaurants, clothing stores and condos. >> they did a great job. >> reporter: officials will continue to keep a eye on the napa river. more rain is expected this -- expected this week and this is only the start of the raining season. reggie kumar, kron 4 news. >> pg&e is working around the clock to restore power to all cus
succesful gun by back programs ever held in the city. for each gun turned in, the owner received two hundred dollars for as many as three guns. one gun off the street is good but the whole back side of a paddy wagon is even better. more than two hundred firearms were removed from the streets of the city. >> the satellite showing that we are relatively clear. but clear for the rain for now. as we see this system is from the gulf of alaska is going towards the bay area tomorrow night here is the forecast model at midnight. notice, some scudder scattered eyes lit showers. >> isolated--showers. that chance of isolated showers will decrease to mar of june. this next system by tomorrow--afternoon. that will be spreading south bound for the overnight hours. the morning commute on monday look for periods of light rain it will taper off by midday. and we will have partial clearing as to go towards the afternoon. there rainfall totals are relatively light with one- quarter of 1 in.. temperatures will be coolest in the north bay. upper 30s in the east bay. and not as cold today with 50s. and monday, th
and by 6:00 a.m., fairly widespread. concord, oakland, hayward and towards redwood city. the north bay is catching a bit of a break with moderate rainfall impacting san jose. by 10:00 p.m., livermore, fremont, with a showers filling in behind the system it. that is how it will stay. the leader evening hours will bring us a dry year conditions of the leader evening hours by midnight on sunday. dreyer -- bay-area wide. temperatures? warm air filtering through. tomorrow, some cold air but it temperatures not calling off quite as much. mid upper 50s with a cooling off quite not that much. 50s through in san rafael, daly city. through the sierras, quite a bit of snowfall with that winter storm that went into effect this morning and will continue with. heavy snowfall through the region that saturday, sunday with several feet of accumulation. two-feet at the lake level and 5 ft. at the higher elevations. today, we did have this one the storm that was not that bad but sunday, it will be dealing with gusting winds. but the good news is that christmas eve looks a dry and christmas. the rain will
affordable cities in the country. here they are. the toughest places in the country to find a home within the means of the average local resident. four of the top six in california, plus new york and the pricy suburbs in connecticut. in the big apple, someone with the median income of 68=thousand dollars could afford less than 30 percent of the homes. in san francisco, incomes are higher, but so are home prices. more than two=thirds of the homes are too expensive for a median=income buyer. orange county is third on the national list. followed by los angeles and connecticut's fairfield county. san jose rounds out the top six, despite a high median income of 105=thousand dollars. real estate is too expensive there for more than 50 percent of the residents. >> grant lodes, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: temperatures were slightly warmer in the 60s for most of the bay area. 60s in the santa rosa. 63 in oakland, 61 in san mateo. as we go for the overnight hours it is going to be very cold it is already quite chilly in a number of locations with areas of dense fog. we're already seeing that in the
provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those
-50s. cooler for union city, 49 degrees. tonight clear skies every place but there could be a few patches of dense fog at the ground and to the north bay valleys. best chance is closer to sun rise. we could have limited visibility. rest of the day, lots of sunshine. another mild day. most places get into the 60. look for increasing clouds tuesday from a weather system in the pacific. right now clear skies. and the storm track is into alaska. there sadevelopping storm there -- is a developing storm there. it will bring us rain and cooler temperatures wednesday. noon tomorrow, we are clear. clouds off shore and remains that way for monday night and into tuesday morning but by tuesday afternoon mere we go -- here we go, late morning tuesday. noon tuesday. tuesday afternoon and evening. clouds increase and there is the rain tuesday night. it makes it into the north bay, midnight tuesday night going into wednesday morning. quarter to a half inch. temperatures in the morning, 30s north bay. east bay, 40s. highs tomorrow, beautiful monday. highs in the 60s everywhere. tuesday cooler. wit
there today. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. we hit 71 in oakland. same in hayward. 70 in redwood city. upper 60s in napa. it was 65 degrees in san francisco. but changes are coming. as we head into tomorrow. it's going to be clear to start the day. but we'll see increasing cloud cover in the afternoon as rain approaches for tomorrow night and wednesday morning and that system will bring a blast of cold air with it. temperatures in the low 50s wednesday afternoon. over night into thursday morning temperatures dropping into the 30s nearly bay area wide. and looking outside on satellite radar, clear skies around the bay area. but the storm track is getting closer to the bay area. the cloud band up to the north. this is going to sag down to the south and bring us rain late tomorrow evening. the rain moving in at 10:00 in the north day. and down in the south baby the 2:00 hour. and then lingering showers into wednesday morning. so largely this will come in and make its way out through the over night hours. we'll see residual showers. napa, vallejo, concord, 43 in san jose. afternoon high temperat
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